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THE POLITICAL CONSULTING EVENT OF THE YEAR

Full conference registration includes access to ALL educational sessions, meals, 40 Under 40 reception, yoga, Hall of Fame Ceremony, Choose Your Adventure* and Pollie Awards & Campaign Excellence Gala during April 2-4, 2019.

FULL CONFERENCE REGISTRATIONEARLY BIRD (Until December 14, 2018)REGULAR (Until March 22, 2019)LATE (Until April 4, 2019)
PLATINUM MEMBER$475$525$625
GOLD MEMBER$525$575$675
INDIVIDUAL/ACADEMIC/ASSOCIATE/ NON-PROFIT MEMBER$575$625$725
YOUNG PROFESSIONAL MEMBER$300$300$400
STUDENT MEMBER$125$125$175
NON-MEMBERS$1,1751,1751,175

 

JOIN NOW & SAVE!
Become a member today to save at least $500 on Pollie Conference registration!

SPECIAL EVENT TICKETSAAPC MemberNon-Member
2019 AAPC Foundation Fundraiser Event/Wine Auction Ticket* For anyone who wishes to attend this function$50$75
40 Under 40 Awards Ceremony Ticket* For Guest/Spouse of Registered Delegates$125$175
Hall of Fame Luncheon Ticket* For Guest/Spouse of Registered Delegates$125$175
Pollie Awards & Campaign Excellence Gala Ticket* For Guest/Spouse of Registered Delegates$325$575
Choose Your Adventure: Napa Valley Wine Train* For Full-Conference Registered Attendees Only$125$175
Choose Your Adventure: Culinary Institute of America Hands-on Cooking Class* For Full-Conference Registered Attendees Only$100$150

 

Once your registration has been received and processed, a confirmation email will be sent to you with receipt of payment. All payments must be received by the early bird and advance rate deadlines, not postmarked, to receive all early rates. Any registration with outstanding payments by the deadline will be moved into the next registration rate category.

*SPECIAL EVENT TICKETS
The 40 Under 40 Awards Ceremony and Reception, Hall of Fame Luncheon and the Pollie Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony are included with the purchase of a full conference registration ticket. For registered delegates who wish to bring a spouse/guest to these special event functions, individual tickets must be purchased for each function they will attend.  Select Choose Your Adventure tickets sold separately. Wine Auction–AAPC Foundation Fundraiser tickets are not included in the purchase of a full conference registration ticket. All delegates who wish to attend this function must purchase a ticket. 100% of the proceeds from the Wine Auction ticket sales are donated to AAPC’s Education Foundation – a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

PAY BY CHECK
If you would like to pay by check you may do so by filling out this registration form and mailing it with payment to: AAPC, 1775 Tysons Blvd, 5th Floor, McLean, VA 22202.

ANTI-HARASSMENT AND PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT POLICY
The American Association of Political Consultants (AAPC) is committed to upholding the highest standards for respectful, professional norms and behavior and to fostering an inclusive climate. Consequently, harassment and unprofessional behavior at AAPC events is considered to be a serious form of misconduct. The Anti-Harassment and Professional Conduct Policy modeled closely on the American Political Science Association and Midwest Political Science Association Anti-Harassment Policies, outlines expectations for all who attend and participate in AAPC events and meetings. Read the full policy here.

PRESS
Members of the Press may register for the Pollies on a complimentary basis. A Press pass will provide access to all Conference sessions and luncheons, but no evening functions. Press credentials will be verified. Should you wish to attend the full conference, including the The Pollie Awards Gala Dinner, please register as an attendee. In order to facilitate the free exchange of ideas and candid discussion, all Conference sessions are deemed “Off the Record”. Press may contact individual speakers for express permission for quotes after the fact.

CANCELLATION POLICY
Cancellations must be received in writing. A processing fee of $100 will be charged for cancellations received by February 28, 2019. No refunds will be issued for cancellations received after February 28, 2019. No refunds will be issued for no-shows. 
Substitutions are welcome in lieu of cancellation anytime.

AAPC MEMBER REGISTRATION POLICY
To be eligible for reduced member pricing, your AAPC membership must be current through April 30, 2019.

Individual, Associate, Academic, Non-Profit, Young Professional and Student AAPC memberships are non-transferable. In order to be eligible for a discounted member registration fee, the individual registering must be the same individual who retains the AAPC membership. Platinum and Gold members may register individuals at the discounted member registration rate who are on their company membership roster. If you have any questions about your membership status or wish to upgrade to an organizational membership (Platinum or Gold), please contact Angela Pubal at apubal@theaapc.org or 703-245-8034.

AAPC HOTEL REGISTRATION POLICY
AAPC has secured a discounted block of rooms at the Meritage Resort & Spa for registered conference attendees. To ensure ample sleeping rooms within AAPC’s group block are available for registered attendees, in order to book your room at the Meritage Resort & Spa for the 2019 Pollie Awards & Conference, you must first register for the event. Instructions on how to book will be included in your confirmation email.

REGISTRATION QUESTIONS?
Please contact us by phone at (703)-245-8022 or by email: info@theaapc.org.